News archive from 19 May 2015, page 4

Bill to slash business red tape

At least £10 billion is to be cut from business red tape over the next five years. New Business Secretary Sajid Javid said an Enterprise Bill will be included in next week's Queen's Speech, aimed at helping to create two million jobs. New Business...

 

Cannabis 'may stunt boys' growth'

Smoking cannabis may cause early puberty and stunted growth in boys, research has shown. Scientists studied hormones in the blood of 437 boys, including 217 who habitually smoked cannabis before reached puberty. Smoking cannabis may delay the onset of...

 

Briton killed in Kabul blast named

A Briton killed in a terrorist car bomb attack in Afghanistan has been named as Michael Hampshire, from Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. Mr Hampshire was killed on Sunday when a Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed car near the...

 

'Evil angel' nurse to be sentenced

Killer nurse Victorino Chua is facing life in jail when he is sentenced today for poisoning and murdering patients. Filipino Chua, 49, described as a narcissistic psychopath by detectives, was convicted of murdering two patients and poisoning 19...

 
Mrs Joan Shawcross

Mrs Joan Shawcross

A funeral service was held at Nafferton Parish Church on Friday, 15 May for Mrs Joan Shawcross, of Nafferton, who died in hospital on 3 May. She was 80. The service was conducted by the Rev Brian Lees and the organist was Mr Steven Westaway. Joan was...

 

MARKET REPORT: AstraZeneca reveal healthy boost to share prices

Lloyds Banking Group was ¾p in the red at 88¼p as Investec cut its rating from hold to sell, while satellite operator Inmarsat fell 28½p to 967p after delaying the launch of its third Global Xpress satellite following a rocket failure in Kazakhstan....

 

Babcock International upbeat on orders

The support services giant says it is seeing healthy demand for its technical expertise at home and overseas as annual pre-tax profit rose 32 per cent to £417.7million on 27 per cent higher revenue of £4.5billion. Chief executive Peter Rogers said:...

 

Amaya in race for Bwin.party

Amaya, which last year bought Poker- Stars and Full Tilt Poker in a $4.9billion (£3.1billion) deal, has teamed up with UK-listed sports betting and gaming group GVC to make a joint offer worth an estimated £1.1billion for FTSE 250 company Bwin. The...

 

Geologists use jelly, lasers and water to unravel mystery of volcanic eruption

Scientists have discovered a previously unrecognised potential trigger for volcanic eruptions during an experiment involving jelly, lasers and coloured water. Sandy Cruden, a geologist at Monash University in Melbourne, said the scientists came to the...

 

Zumba gets you fitter than salsa (but both help psychological well-being)

Zumba dancing is more effective than salsa to help inactive women get healthier. In a study by Kingston University and the University of the West of Scotland, 24 healthy women aged 22-56, who usually only exercised once a week, did two salsa and two...

Daily Mail, 00:35 in Health
 

He's got TWO types of skin cancer, so why won't MP Michael stay out of the sun? 

Like many men, Conservative MP Michael Fabricant did not give too much thought to his health and rarely visited his GP: 'Over the past 40 years I've only seen the doctor for travel inoculations.' So when the 64-year-old MP for Lichfield noticed that...

Daily Mail, 00:35 in Health
 

Gadget that trains your brain to ignore tinnitus: Lollipop-like device sits on your tongue and stimulates...

A new device that stimulates the tongue may be a new way to tackle tinnitus. Known as the Mutebutton, the device is used for just 30 minutes a day and is designed to help the brain turn down the volume of phantom noise of the condition. The system...

Daily Mail, 00:35 in Health
 

The women who are allergic to their husbands' semen: It's astonishingly common - and can wreck your sex life 

Throughout her 30s, Marie Cuthbertson, now 50, sought help for embarrassing and painful symptoms after sex. Each GP she saw said it was a sexually transmitted disease, and prescribed antibiotics. 'All the doctors dismissed out of hand my suggestion...

Daily Mail, 00:35 in Health
 

Electronic pill that helps you slim by tricking your tummy 

An electronic pill that tricks the brain into thinking the stomach is full could help tackle obesity. The revolutionary device looks like an ordinary tablet, but it is packed with cutting-edge technology. The experimental pill works in the same way as...

Daily Mail, 00:35 in Health
 

Hidden heart problem that means exercise could kill you 

Nicky Broadwell smiled as she watched her fiance, Ken Hau, stroll into the turquoise sea. They were in Dubai, where he'd taken her as a surprise for her 34th birthday in November 2013. 'It was magical,' says the fitness instructor from Bromley, Kent,...

Daily Mail, 00:35 in Health
 


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